Political Coverage

Political Coverage

Heinrich’s foe makes appearance in Vegas
| July

U.S. Senate candidate Mick Rich made a stop in Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon to address a small group of people at the San Miguel County GOP Headquarters on Bridge Street… READ MORE

Homeless shelter a dominant topic at meeting
| Oct.

Residents who live in the areas near Legion Park Elementary School and Memorial Middle School crowded into the Las Vegas City School’s boardroom Thursday night…. READ MORE

Espinoza wins Mora sheriff seat; Sanchez cruises to take House District 40 seat
| Nov. 7

In the race for Mora County Sheriff, Democrat Amos J. Espinoza defeated Republican Manuel J. Martinez. Espinoza captured 1,302 votes, or 56 percent, to Martinez’s 1,005 votes… READ MORE

Landowner access denied: Ribera-area property owners no longer have access to property
| Aug. 5

Just off State Highway 3 near Ribera, south of the San Miguel del Vado Church, sits a dirt road gated with barbed wire. The adjoining barbed wire fencing is adorned with two signs typically found in rural areas. One reminds… READ MORE

City: More revenue needed before curbside recycling can begin
| Sept. 28

Las Vegas residents who wish to recycle materials like plastic bottles or newspapers must continue to haul these items to a recycling center for the foreseeable future….. READ MORE

Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe
| Sept. 14

Mora County’s attempts to ban fracking are detailed in a new documentary titled “Drilling Mora County,” which was screened Wednesday evening at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe…. READ MORE